Diversity & Democracy: The Equity Imperative

Posted by Association of American Colleges and Universities on March 7, 2016

Diversity & Democracy, Winter 2016, Vol. 19, No. 1
The Equity Imperative

This issue of Diversity & Democracy calls readers to invest in high-quality learning for all students by ensuring equitable access to both effective educational practices and welcoming campus climates. Contributing authors share evaluation and implementation strategies that support college success, particularly for students who have been underserved within higher education.

The table of contents for this issue of Diversity & Democracy is below, with links to full online articles. If you would like to order multiple print copies for a faculty workshop or campus office, we offer bulk discounts for purchases of eleven or more copies.


From the Editor

The Equity Imperative

The Time is Now: Committing to Equity and Inclusive Excellence
Tia Brown McNair, Association of American Colleges and Universities

Five Principles for Enacting Equity by Design
Estela Mara Bensimon, University of Southern California; Alicia C. Dowd, Pennsylvania State University; and Keith Witham, Temple University

The Power of Intentionality: Cal State Fullerton’s Strategic Approach to Ensuring Equity
José L. Cruz, California State University, Fullerton

Marginalized Majority: Nontraditional Students and the Equity Imperative
David Scobey, University of Michigan

Principles and Frameworks

A Framework for Understanding Latino/a Cultural Wealth
Vijay Kanagala, University of Vermont; and Laura Rendón and Amaury Nora, University of Texas at San Antonio

Faculty Development for Educational Equity
Ana Martínez-Alemán, Boston College

Creating a Welcoming Environment for Veterans in Higher Education
David Vacchi, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Campus Practice

Traversing Divides: Service Learning in the Writing Center
Lisa Zimmerelli, Loyola University Maryland

Transforming Remediation: An Essential Part of Campus Equity Efforts
Katie Hern, California Acceleration Project, and Jennifer Brezina, College of the Canyons

Developing an Intersectional Framework for Racially Inclusive LGBTQ Programming
Bobbie Porter, Tennessee Board of Regents

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